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Identifier

Accession 152

Inclusive Dates

1924/1925, 1945/1946-1951/1952, 1970-1977/1978

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

40 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

The Saturday Afternoon Club of Rock Hill, South Carolina was organized in 1922 as a study club for women.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the records produced and collected by the Saturday Afternoon Club of Rock Hill. The records consists of meeting minutes, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, rosters, yearbooks, calendars, and other records. There is also some yearbooks related to the Women’s Club of Rock Hill of which the Saturday Afternoon Club was a member. The Saturday Afternoon Club was organized in 1922 and was federated into the South Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1924. The purpose of the club is “to study together those things which will interest and improve the lives of its members through intellectual and social development and to foster better citizenship.”

Provenance

The records of the Saturday Afternoon Club were donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collection by Mrs. H. H. White on January 3, 1978 and by the York County Library via Jason Hyatt on August 8, 2019.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Book Clubs, Literary Clubs, Women's Clubs

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Saturday Afternoon Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 152

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